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  • Liz Janes Poison & Snakes

    Liz' second album Poison & Snakes documents her growth as a seasoned singer, songwriter and performer; her addictive chameleon voice and unexpected phrasing are set against eclectic and unpredictable arrangements by herself and producer Rafter Roberts, who has also worked with such notables as The Rapture, Maquiladora, and Tristeza. More info...

    • CD $10.00
    • MP3 $8.00 Buy
  • Castanets Cathedral

    Backed by the haunting, angelic voice of newcomer Bridgit DeCook, and recorded mostly in a secluded cabin in the northern California woodlands, Cathedral illuminates the dark architecture where faith and doubt clash in an often-ambiguous search for the divine. More info...

    • CD 10.00
    • LP 12.00
    • MP3 8.00 Buy
  • The Curtains Vehicles of Travel

    Chris Cohen was given his first drum set at the age of 3. Pictures in the family album also show a plastic mic taped to a floor lamp and connected to nothing? This is when he began in earnest what he is still working on today in The Curtains. Inspired at a young age to […] More info...

  • Sufjan Stevens Seven Swans

    Stevens scales down the grandeur of Michigan to a minimalist palette for Seven Swans. More info...

  • Sufjan Stevens Seven Swans

    Sufjan Stevens is a singer-songwriter currently living in New York City. A preoccupation with epic concepts has motivated two state records (Michigan & Illinois), a collection of sacred and biblical songs (Seven Swans), an electronic album for the animals of the Chinese zodiac (Enjoy Your Rabbit), two Christmas box sets (Songs for Christmas, vol. 1-5 […] More info...

    • CD 12
    • LP 15
  • Sufjan Stevens A Sun Came (*2nd Edition)

    "A Sun Came," Sufjan Steven's debut album for Asthmatic Kitty Records, incorporates, in his words, "traditional pop music, medieval instrumentation with Middle Eastern inflections, tape loops, digital samples, literary vocals, manic percussion, woodwinds, sitar, amp distortion and Arabic chants." More info...

    • CD 10.00
    • MP3 8.00 Buy
  • Sufjan Stevens Michigan

    Composed as a geographical tone poem, MICHIGAN follows a metaphysical expedition through the idiosyncrasies of middle America. More info...

    • CD 12
    • LP 22
  • The Curtains Flybys

    Chris Cohen was given his first drum set at the age of 3. Pictures in the family album also show a plastic mic taped to a floor lamp and connected to nothing? This is when he began in earnest what he is still working on today in The Curtains. Inspired at a young age to […] More info...

  • Half-handed Cloud We Haven’t Just Been Told, We Have Been Loved

    Over a decade later, Half-handed Cloud's WHJBTWHBL (2002), a satchel of visionary vignettes, is still one of our favorite albums here at AKR. More info...

    • CD 10.00
    • MP3 8.00 Buy
    • iTunes 9.99 Buy
  • The Curtains Fast Talks

    Chris Cohen was given his first drum set at the age of 3. Pictures in the family album also show a plastic mic taped to a floor lamp and connected to nothing? This is when he began in earnest what he is still working on today in The Curtains. Inspired at a young age to […] More info...

  • To Spirit Back The Mews: An Asthmatic Kitty Compilation

    To Spirit Back the Mews (AKR 004) brings together a bold community of creative voices associated through a network of friends and colleagues originally from Holland, Michigan, where Asthmatic Kitty began in 1999. To Spirit Back the Mews joins Asthmatic Kitty artists Sufjan Stevens, Half-handed Cloud, and Liz Janes with invaluable supporters: Seattle’s pragmatic songstress […] More info...

    • CD $6.00
  • Sufjan Stevens Enjoy Your Rabbit

    Departing from the singer-songwriter format of his first Asthmatic Kitty album, A Sun Came, this collection of fourteen colorful instrumental compositions combines Sufjan's noted gift for melody with electronic sounds to create an unusually playful and human- not to mention humane- electronic experience. More info...

    • CD 10.00
    • MP3 8.00 Buy
    • LP 20